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Nigerians Commend Seyi Makinde As He Takes Responsibility For His Actions


The Governor of Oyo state, Governor Seyi Makinde has apologized to the people of the state for holding a political rally amidst coronavirus crisis.

He revealed that, he received several complaints about the rally that was held in the state, that he feels indebted to the state in clear terms as he acted based on the information available at that time. 

He added that it should not have happened and that he has taken responsibility for the lapse in judgement.

He said, "On assuming office on May 29, 2019, I swore an oath to serve and protect you, I want to assure you that our administration is doing everything in our power and working with the agencies of the Federal Government, to take proactive measures to prevent the spread of this virus".

Continuing, "Although as stated by our Commissioner for Health, Dr Bashir Bello, at a press conference on Thursday, morning, we do not currently have any confirmed case of Coronavirus in Oyo State; we still all need to be more proactive".

He later, urged all citizens of Oyo State to remain calm and observe all preventive measures announced by the State and Federal Ministries of Health and their agencies. 

Meanwhile, Nigerians have applauded the Governor for addressing the situation in barely 24hours and for taking full responsibility....

Here are some of the tweets of those who replied the Governor....

It is important to know that, anyone experiencing any symptoms of COVID-19 such as dry cough, fever, nausea, severe headaches, difficulty breathing & tiredness should please, isolate themselves & call the following Ministry of Health helplines: 08038210122/ 08023229267/ 08073431342.

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